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  • 05/27/2009 | ARRL Field Day Tips and Techniques that Everyone Can Use

    Many amateurs treat ARRL Field Day (June 27-28) as a contest, even though it isn't one. But if your idea of Field Day fun is to go for the highest score possible, ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, offered the following suggestions at the ARRL
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  • 03/24/2009 | Hurricane Watch Net Seeks New Members

    With hurricane season approaching, the various organizations that assist the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami are gearing up for what could be a very active storm season. One organization that assists the NHC is the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN). To b
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  • 02/23/2009 | Field Day Station Locator Service Returning for 2009

    First introduced in 2008, the ARRL's Field Day Station Locator Service was a popular addition to the Field Day toolbox. This service -- an interactive map that helps amateurs or those interested in Amat
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  • 01/21/2009 | David J. Strout Sr, W2YC, #1 Triple Play

    On Thursday, January 15, ARRL officials confirmed that David J. Strout Sr, W2YC, of Williamstown, New Jersey, is the recipient of the very first Triple Play Award. "Strout received the final needed confir
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  • CoyDay

    01/20/2009 | Coy Day, N5OK, Resigns from ARRL Board of Directors

    After more than 12 years as a member of the ARRL Board of Directors -- 10 of them as West Gulf Division Director -- Coy Day, N5OK, announced that he is resigning from ARRL elected office, effective January 20. Per the ARRL Articles of Association
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  • 01/12/2009 | Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica, Emergency Ham Frequency Declared

    On Thursday, January 8 at 1921 UTC, an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck the Central American country of Costa Rica. The earthquake, with an epicenter located about 22 miles northeast of San Jose, comes after a series of almost 60 seism
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  • TriplePlay

    01/08/2009 | One Mode Down, Two to Go!

    With the advent of the ARRL's Triple Play Award, on-air participation has reached a level of excitement not seen in recent years. This new, exciting award is available to all amateurs who confirm contacts with each of the 50 states using three modes for e
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  • 12/25/2008 | Get Involved in Defending Amateurs' Rights

    In recent days, some ARRL members who have read about the case involving antenna support structures in Palmdale, California have asked how they can help protect amateurs' antenna rights. "I can think of no better way to support amateurs and the fight
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